Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
05/22/2019 Explore beekeeping classes set in Schuyler/Clase de explorar apicultura en Schuyler

Kirstin Bailey, project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/20/2019 Veteran farmers invited to barbecue

Cora Fox, policy associate, coraf@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

05/20/2019 National community leadership training coming to Hastings

Gladys Godinez, community organizing associate, gladysg@cfra.org, 402.318.3689; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/07/2019 Explore beekeeping class set in Macy

Kirstin Bailey, project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/06/2019 Community conversation on water quality set in Mount Vernon

Kayla Bergman, policy associate, kaylab@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1034; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016.

05/03/2019 Community conversation on Iowa water quality set in Oakland

Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/01/2019 Beekeeping program launches in Nebraska

Kirstin Bailey, project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.367.8989; Sheldon Brummel, Master Beekeeping Project coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 402.472.8378, unlbeelab@unl.edu; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

05/01/2019 Following a wind energy boom, Iowa generates millions in tax revenue

Lu Nelsen, policy associate, lucasn@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1022; Cody Smith, policy writing assistant, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/30/2019 Fact sheet: electric cooperatives derive 67 percent of energy from fossil fuels

Johnathan Hladik, policy director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1028; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/29/2019 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Nebraska City and via distance learning

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/29/2019 Business owners, entrepreneurs invited to free consultations

Lori Schrader, loan specialist, loris@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1026; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/23/2019 Online Marketing Strategies offered to entrepreneurs in Stromsburg

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/22/2019 Two-day QuickBooks training set in Hartington

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/22/2019 Conservation Stewardship Program signup is underway

Anna Johnson, policy manager, annaj@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1027; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/17/2019 Performances in West Point and Norfolk focus on farmland transfer

Sandra Renner, project associate, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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